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WORKING WITH CHILDREN ACT 2005 - SECT 21

Re-assessment

    (1)     The Secretary must re-assess a person's eligibility to have an assessment notice

        (a)     if notified of a relevant change in circumstances under section 20; or

        (b)     if notified by a prescribed body of a relevant finding being made against the person; or

S. 21(1)(c) amended by No. 55/2009 s. 63(1).

        (c)     if notified by the Chief Commissioner of Police under section 41 of a charge or of how a charge has been finally dealt with; or

S. 21(1)(d) inserted by No. 55/2009 s. 63(2).

        (d)     if notified by any Commonwealth, State or Territory law enforcement agency (or other organisation acting on behalf of a Commonwealth, State or Territory law enforcement agency) of a charge or of how a charge has been finally dealt with.

S. 21(1A) inserted by No. 55/2009 s. 63(3).

    (1A)     For the purposes of subsection (1), "State" means a State of the Commonwealth.

S. 21(2) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 136.8), substituted by No. 66/2014 s. 22(1).

    (2)     The Secretary is not required to re-assess a person's eligibility to have an assessment notice on being notified of a charge for an offence being finally dealt with if—

        (a)     a re-assessment was carried out on the Secretary being notified of the filing of the charge-sheet containing the charge; and

        (b)     the assessment notice was not revoked following that re-assessment.

S. 21(2A) inserted by No. 56/2007 s. 11,
repealed by No. 51/2010 s. 16.

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S. 21(3) repealed by No. 66/2014 s. 22(2).

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S. 21(3A)(3B) inserted by No. 61/2012 s. 8,
repealed by No. 66/2014 s. 22(2).

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    (4)     If an assessment notice is due to expire within 12 months after the date on which a re-assessment is required, the Secretary may invite the holder of the assessment notice to make a fresh application under section 10, despite section 19(2).

S. 21(5) repealed by No. 66/2014 s. 22(2).

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    (6)     For the purposes of Part 4 a person must be regarded as still having a current assessment notice if—

S. 21(6)(a) amended by No. 66/2014 s. 22(3).

        (a)     an interim negative notice has been given under section 21AE(1)(b); and

S. 21(6)(b) substituted by No. 66/2014 s. 22(4).

        (b)     his or her assessment notice

              (i)     has not been revoked under section 21C following the re-assessment; or

              (ii)     has not been surrendered under section 24; or

              (iii)     has not expired.

S. 21AA inserted by No. 66/2014 s. 23.



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